Susan Mawson


Susan handles major residential and mixed-use development schemes. She acts for both house builders and landowners. Her major client is Bellway Homes Limited. Susan is singled out for her expertise as a residential development lawyer in directories such as The Legal 500, Chambers and Legal Experts.

She deals with all aspects of Residential Development including conditional contracts, site assembly, overage arrangements, affordable housing, option agreements and planning and infrastructure agreements.

Recent instructions include the acquisition of a substantial former hospital site for mixed-use development, advising on the acquisition of a development site in London and the regions including those involving the Homes and Communities Agency and Regional Development Agencies.

Career IBB since 1992

Legal 500 in 2018 says:

"IBB (Iliffes Booth Bennett) attracts praise for its 'excellent resources, flexible mindset and good value for money'. Headed by Bill Bidder, the sizeable team handles the full range of commercial property matters, with a particularly strong reputation for residential development and regeneration work, where it acts for major developers and housebuilders including Barratt Homes, Persimmon and Bellway. It also has a growing hotel-sector workload. Juliusz Wodzianski and Susan Mawson are also recommended, as is Christian Le Gouais, whose 'tenacity, attention to detail and commerciality sets him out from other lawyers'".

Legal 500 in 2016 says:

"IBB (Iliffes Booth Bennett) is highly regarded for its work for housebuilders including Persimmon Homes and Bellway Homes. The sizeable team also regularly acts in real estate developments and investments; in an illustration of the latter, Juliusz Wodzianski led advice to BAM Properties on letting a newly constructed mixed-use development in Stockport. Other key names include practice head Bill Bidder, Vicky Stokes, Ross Johnstone, Vivien Rimmer, Jeff Elphee and Susan Mawson. "

Legal 500 2015 says:

"Susan Mawson has ‘vast knowledge and experience’"

Legal 500 2014 says:

"Susan Mawson is noted for her ‘knowledge, strength of character, and reliability'." 

Team Residential Development Based Capital Court - Uxbridge Key dates LLB London 1974, qualified 1977